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Collaborating on Advancement of Blockchain Adoption in Financial Services through Standards

IEEE SA and Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) Collaborate to Present an Educational Networking Event on the Opportunities and Considerations for Blockchain Standards in Financial Services

On Thursday 20 July 2017, IEEE SA and the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) will present an educational networking event, to discuss the importance of standards in blockchain to address some of the challenges with the technology’s adoption for financial and other industry enterprise.

Discussion topics will include:

  • What role must standards play in ensuring interoperability between multiple DLT/Blockchain implementations?
  • How does industry create standards to address the security, resilience, privacy and data governance in a DLT/Blockchain world?
  • Standards and the impact on digital identity management.
  • Is the time right for standards related to the technical aspects of DLT/Blockchain?

This Blockchain Standards discussion is an opportunity for senior industry participants to meet with thought leaders at the forefront of blockchain adoption across multiple industries, and is sure to be a thought provoking evening.

Date: Thursday, 20 July 2017
Event Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM Eastern
Location: New York City
Event Fees: $49 for members of IEEE or WSBA. $149 for non-members

Education sessions will be presented by the IEEE Blockchain Chair and a senior member from the WSBA organization. Networking reception includes informal networking time, educational presentations, and cocktail reception.

Notation: This is an invitation-only event with limited seating. Members of the IEEE or WSBA will be given priority in the registration wait-list.

How to Register:

Please send an inquiry to and express your interest to attend. This is event is designed for executive to senior level leadership within financial services or technology organizations and  law firms.

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Maria Palombini

Director, Emerging Communities & Opportunities Development, Global Business Strategic Initiatives (GBSI); Healthcare Life Sciences Practice Lead, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) - Maria leads the IEEE SA Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice working with a global community of stakeholder volunteers who are committed to establishing trust and validation in tools and technologies that will change the approach to discover therapies, deliver care, and ultimately enable a sustainable and universal quality of care for ALL. Maria is the founder of DisruptiveRx, an information gateway addressing the critical need for pharmaceutical and life sciences executives to connect innovation with business strategy to re-think the process of the drug development and distribution value chain. She has extensive experience in building global media brands in multiple industry sectors. She holds a B.S. and B.A. from Rutgers College and an M.B.A. from Rutgers Graduate School of Business at Rutgers University.

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